A MOTHER and her 19-year-old daughter massacred FIVE of their family members including two 9-year-old twins inside apartment in a brutal killing spree, authorities said.
Cops found the victims while making a welfare check at the flat in Morrisville, Pensylvania, about 30 miles north of Philadelphia on Monday.
Shana Decree, 45, and Dominique Decree are alleged to have carried out the mass homicide.
The fatal victims included another daughter, 25-year-old Naa’Irah Smith, a son, 13-year-old Damon Decree Jr., the mom’s sister, 42-year-old Jamilla Campbell, and twin nine-year-old nieces, Imani and Erika Allen.
It was initially reported that four people had died, and two other women were taken to hospital.
The suspects were taken into police custody and each are expected to be charged with five counts of homicide.
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“This is a terrible tragedy. I just spoke with the family of the five of the deceased and we’re all heartbroken,” Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said at a press conference Monday night.
The motive for the crime was not known.
Police are also searching for Jamilla’s 17-year-old son, Joshua Campbell, to make sure he is safe. He is not considered a suspect in the killings.
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